Get Urgent Help- Support if you’re struggling

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If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need urgent help, then the following organisations can assist.

The Helplines Partnership also has a list of helplines which you can filter by region and specific requirements



Helpline offering emotional support and a listening ear 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. Provides face to face and outreach services

SANE website


  • Mental health support
  • 4.30 pm-10:30 pm every day.
The Mix


  • Essential support for 25s
  • open 4pm-11pm Monday to Saturday


  • Mental health support service for wales
  • open 24 hours a day 7 days a week

tel: 0800 068 4141

  • 9 am to midnight everyday 
  • suicide prevention 
  • Confidential advice & support for young people and adults under the age of 35

Breathing space


  • Free confidential service.-  for  people in Scotland only
  • Open weekdays : Mon-Thurs  6pm-2am
  • Weekend :Friday 6pm -Monday 6am

0300 330 0630

  • If you identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender
  • Phone operators all identify as LGBT+
  • 10am-10pm every day 
The Silver Line

tel: 08004708090

  • A free 24 hour  telephone service for older people